[Linux-ha-dev] heartbeat package name [Was: Re: Linux-HA-Dev Subscribe Notification]
alanr at unix.sh
Mon Nov 7 08:45:13 MST 2005
Alan Robertson wrote:
> David Lee wrote:
>> On Sat, 5 Nov 2005, Joseph Tingiris wrote:
>>> David Lee wrote:
>>>> But in the meantime, think of alternative (but likely unique)
>>>> replacements for the "LXHA" stock-symbol component. (OPHA? OHAV?
>>>> OHIA? ??)
>>>> Also feel free to suggest "hb" replacements, bearing in mind that
>>>> there might be subsequent, multiple-package, developments.
>>> What about?
>> I see the initial attraction. But the initial four-character
>> component is intended to be a company "stock-ticker": Solaris 10 man
>> page pkginfo(4):
>> It is customary to make the first four letters unique to
>> your company, such as the company's stock symbol.
>> "OPEN" seems already to belong to a company called "Open Solutions",
>> so we might well be treading on toes.
>> Hence my earlier suggestion of the "LXHA" pseudo-stock-ticker. This
>> doesn't yet seem claimed in the stockbroking world (although IANAS: I Am
>> Not A Stockbroker); and it is probably obscure enough to be unlikely
>> to be claimed in the near future.
>> Sorry for dragging this out, but I think it is worth trying to get as
>> good a result as possible on this naming discussion. Although it
>> seems, at present, to be a Solaris-only issue, it might well be
>> applicable to other OSes. Also the "prettiness" of the name is not
>> too important; it is a functional thing.
> How about an FOSSha for a moniker then?
> I'm trying to avoid that Nasty Linux Word ;-)
or FREEha ?
Neither one appears to be a stock ticker symbol (according to yahoo).
Alan Robertson <alanr at unix.sh>
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